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Patrick Hayes

Patrick Hayes

Chief Development Officer, Times Higher Education

Patrick Hayes is the Chief Development Officer at THE (Times Higher Education). He is responsible for its student-facing division, THE Student, which engages millions of prospective international students each year.

Hayes was formerly Director of the British Educational Suppliers Association (BESA), the industry body representing 400+ companies with a combined revenue of £2.4bn; and a Director of EdTech Exchange, the largest network of EdTech founders in Europe.

Earlier in his career, Hayes was Business Development Director at TES Global, the largest network of teacher in the world. He is a fellow of the Education Media Centre charity, having previously been its Vice Chair.

Patrick is joining us to speak on the operational and strategic challenges facing student recruitment, particularly after the shift to increased online learning.

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